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Maplin Electronics Overview

Rotherham, England
1001 to 5000 employees
1972
Company - Private
Consumer Electronics & Appliance Shops
£100 to £500 million (GBP) per year
Argos, Darty
Maplin, the UK’s number one specialist technology retailer, has more than 40 years’ experience of bringing affordable tech solutions to consumers throughout the UK.

Its website offers more than 30,000 products along with advice through ... Read more

Maplin Electronics Reviews

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    I have been working at Maplin Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Great store staff
    Good Staff discount

    Cons

    Like for like sales targets not always achievable
    middle managers power hungry

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Maplin Electronics Interviews

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    Team Leader Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bristol, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Maplin Electronics (Bristol, England) in November 2013.

    Interview

    Received a call in response to my online application, approximately 3 months after applying. This is relatively normal, as although positions need to be approved by the regional manager before they are advertised, they are often advertised because the manager feels they need additional employees or to fill a space, but depending on figures between the position going live and the interviews starting, the regional may decide to close the position.

    I was asked to come in the next day, Saturday.

    I arrived and spoke to a member of the team, who promptly sought out the manager and I was taken through to the office, through the warehouse.

    It was a fairly informal interview, though obvious technical questions were asked, the main priority was to see if I would fit in with the rest of the team.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work for Maplin?   1 Answer
    • I feel that given your experience, you'll get bored very quickly here and move on. What do you think?   1 Answer
    • Can you explain the difference between Arduino and Raspberry PI?   1 Answer
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